an evergreen shrub with green barks, inhabits laurel forests,
branching well at upper parts, and growing to 2-3m in height, with a
cross-section around 6cm in diameter. Young branches are green,
hairless, and glossy. Leaves assemble on upper parts, blades
measuring 8-25cm long, 2-12cm wide, in the shape of an oval-like
oblong, with sharp tips and broad cuneate bases, and with margins
with coarse serrations at upper parts. Dioecious: The previous
year's branch tips emerge panicles with small purple-brown flowers.
Male flowers or females measure about 1cm across, with four long
oval petals with pointed ends. Drupes, ovate-oblong, mature in red
in December-May. Bloom time: March-May.